The following live audio samples are two movements from newly-commissioned Watching Birds, by Wendy Griffiths. Watching Birds was premiered on August 30, 2023, at the Soapbox Gallery in Brooklyn. This commissioning project was made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.
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Double Entendre commissioned Going Home (Vysoke, My Jerusalem) by Martin Bresnick in 2009. It was recorded and released on Martin Bresnick’s CD Prayers Remain Forever (2014). The recording received accolades from Gramophone and aired regularly in 2016 by New York radio station WQXR. Listen to a clip – we hope you like it! You can purchase the music from Carl Fischer.
Thanks to our many supporters, Double Entendre recorded Double Take: American Reed. Listen to contemporary American music by Elliott Carter, Sarah Davol, Timothy Dwight Edwards, Wendy Griffiths, Edward MacDowell, Tina Nicholson, Judith Shatin, and John Steinmetz. Released by Albany Records, Double Take is available on Amazon, iTunes, and Spotify.
Double Take: American Reed, our American Music Program recording, was made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and by the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation.